Losing weight can make dieters look better and improve their health, but they may not necessarily feel better about the way they look. A change in weight doesn’t necessarily mean a change in way dieters see themselves. To lose the weight and keep it off for good, it requires a change in body perception.
Elite Daily reported that there were three reasons that weight loss doesn’t necessarily fix insecurities. The first is that those who have lost weight may not adjust to the new body image. Even when dieters see a new reflection in the mirror, they may not connect with the new image and see themselves as they look now.
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The second reason that weight loss doesn’t prevent insecurities is that losing weight only changes the size of the dieter. It doesn’t necessarily change the dieter’s life. When dieters change their weight, they aren’t changing their personalities. It’s not about changing who they are. For those who feel the need to lose weight for psychological reasons, it’s necessary to change their goals that support the weight loss, like becoming healthy.
Finding happiness and losing weight to be happy are not the same thing. Many assume that if they could just lose the weight they would feel happier. Happiness is possible when dieters make the choice to be happy. It requires changing the internal circumstances. Weight loss is an external change even though it is good for health.
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As previously reported by the Inquisitr, weight loss is key for improving health and curing and preventing disease. When dieters lose weight, it reduces their risk of cancer, and it can also reverse type 2 diabetes.
WJHL reported that surgical weight loss options provide a viable option for those who are struggling to lose weight. If dieters choose this option, it’s important to explore the risks and find out if it is the right option based on the amount of weight that needs to be lost. Weight loss surgery may not be for everyone.
The Owasso Reporter reported that for those who decide to lose weight by dieting, there are certain things dieters can do to break through those stubborn plateaus. Food diaries can help dieters to get back on track by tracking calories and food eaten. Then it’s possible to find the best ways to cut calories with deprivation.
For those who eat out, eating out less often can help. Many restaurants serve larger portions in meals, making it easy to overeat. Food often contains hidden fats and calories which can sabotage success.
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Adding five to 10 additional grams of protein to a meal can also help. Protein helps dieters feel fuller longer. It’s important for dieters to consume the right amount of protein based on body weight and sex.
Sometimes the only way to solve the problem is to consider using meal replacement shakes. They provide the necessary nutrition without the additional calories. It also takes the guesswork out of counting calories and keeping track of calories consumed.
The Telegraph UK reported that there were several things dieters could do to kick off a weight loss plan. One of the best ways to get started is by making a weight loss plan. A plan helps dieters stick to weight loss when things get tricky because dieters are already prepared. One simple way to do that is to keep treats under 100 calories. Preparing treats ahead of time makes it easier to reach for them when times get tough.
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